The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for VBScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
UK
Rank 603 524 549
Rank change year-on-year -79 +25  
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 250 480 452
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.47% 0.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.55% 0.91% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 181 418 336
Median salary £42,500 £42,250 £39,398
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.59% +7.24%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,500 £35,750
% change year-on-year +1.26% +10.48%  

VBScript is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 45582 52889 53254
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 54.42% 51.56% 50.59%
Number of salaries quoted 38740 45579 45261
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing VBScript as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in the UK

VBScript
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VBScript.

Salary trend for VBScript in the UK

VBScript
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VBScript over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for VBScript in the UK

VBScript
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the UK over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -70 236 £42,500 - 31
London -2 74 £55,000 +10.00% 12
South East +11 44 £39,250 -5.42% 8
East of England +21 33 £47,500 +22.58%
Hertfordshire +28 25 £47,500 +17.28%
North West -26 23 £42,000 -1.17% 2
Yorkshire +35 21 £32,500 -18.75% 2
City of London +31 20 £55,000 +4.76% 4
West Midlands +45 17 £40,000 +11.39% 2
Hemel Hempstead +16 17 £50,000 +19.04%
South West +13 15 £31,000 +4.20% 2
Manchester -35 15 £40,000 -8.57% 2
Scotland +12 13 £39,500 -13.18% 2
Kent +28 12 £32,500 -35.00%
Birmingham - 12 £40,000 - 1
Chatham - 12 £32,500 -
North Yorkshire - 11 £32,500 -
West Yorkshire +22 10 £38,000 -5.00% 2
Berkshire +24 9 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Leeds +11 9 £36,000 -4.00% 2
East Midlands -55 9 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Hampshire +13 7 £34,250 -23.88% 1
Harrogate - 7 £32,500 -
Slough - 7 £48,750 - 2
Glasgow +22 6 £39,000 - 1
Cheshire +20 6 £42,500 -15.84%
East Sussex +1 6 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Edinburgh +1 6 £40,000 -15.78%
Bristol 0 6 £31,250 -30.55% 2
Leicestershire -16 6 £42,500 +97.67% 2

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing VBScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for VBScript.

1 322 (60.75%) Windows
2 303 (57.17%) Microsoft
3 248 (46.79%) PowerShell
4 238 (44.91%) SQL Server
5 232 (43.77%) SQL
6 194 (36.60%) Active Directory
7 174 (32.83%) VB
8 168 (31.70%) Windows Server
9 149 (28.11%) ITIL
10 141 (26.60%) MS Excel
11 136 (25.66%) VMware
12 135 (25.47%) JavaScript
13 127 (23.96%) .NET
14 123 (23.21%) C#
15 122 (23.02%) VMware Infrastructure
16 120 (22.64%) Finance
17 98 (18.49%) Agile Software Development
17 98 (18.49%) MS Exchange
18 94 (17.74%) HTML
19 93 (17.55%) Windows Server 2008
20 86 (16.23%) Windows Server 2012
21 81 (15.28%) Microsoft Certification
22 80 (15.09%) Oracle
23 77 (14.53%) Web Services
24 76 (14.34%) IIS
24 76 (14.34%) DNS
24 76 (14.34%) Analytical Skills
24 76 (14.34%) SDLC
25 71 (13.40%) SCCM
25 71 (13.40%) Linux

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 98 (18.49%) MS Exchange
2 76 (14.34%) IIS
3 66 (12.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 49 (9.25%) SharePoint
5 26 (4.91%) Exchange Server 2013
6 20 (3.77%) Skype for Business
7 9 (1.70%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (1.32%) Oracle Workflow
9 6 (1.13%) Apache
9 6 (1.13%) FormScape
10 5 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.57%) CMS
12 3 (0.57%) JBoss
12 3 (0.57%) SAS
12 3 (0.57%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 141 (26.60%) MS Excel
2 66 (12.45%) MS Office
3 34 (6.42%) MS Visio
4 23 (4.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (3.21%) MS Project
6 2 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.19%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.19%) Avid Media Composer
7 1 (0.19%) Blender
7 1 (0.19%) CATIA
7 1 (0.19%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 7 (1.32%) Siebel Analytics
2 6 (1.13%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (1.13%) Sentinel
3 3 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.57%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 2 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.38%) Infor CRM
4 2 (0.38%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.19%) Bankmaster
5 1 (0.19%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 1 (0.19%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.19%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.19%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 43 (8.11%) Office 365
2 30 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (5.47%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (3.02%) SaaS
5 13 (2.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 13 (2.45%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (2.45%) Amazon S3
5 13 (2.45%) AWS CloudFormation
5 13 (2.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 13 (2.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 5 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.75%) PaaS
8 3 (0.57%) Akamai
8 3 (0.57%) Mimecast
8 3 (0.57%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 76 (14.34%) DNS
2 58 (10.94%) DHCP
3 43 (8.11%) Firewall
4 25 (4.72%) SAN
5 23 (4.34%) Internet
6 22 (4.15%) LDAP
7 21 (3.96%) VoIP
8 18 (3.40%) DMZ
8 18 (3.40%) VPN
9 17 (3.21%) LAN
10 15 (2.83%) Skype
10 15 (2.83%) WAN
11 13 (2.45%) TCP/IP
12 12 (2.26%) Intranet
13 10 (1.89%) iSCSI
13 10 (1.89%) NAS
13 10 (1.89%) Network Security
14 9 (1.70%) SMTP
14 9 (1.70%) SNMP
15 8 (1.51%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 238 (44.91%) SQL Server
2 52 (9.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 44 (8.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 44 (8.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 38 (7.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 33 (6.23%) Relational Database
6 31 (5.85%) MySQL
7 28 (5.28%) Data Warehouse
8 23 (4.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 21 (3.96%) Amazon RDS
9 21 (3.96%) Oracle BI EE
9 21 (3.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 17 (3.21%) MS Access
11 12 (2.26%) Oracle Database
11 12 (2.26%) Oracle ODI
11 12 (2.26%) QlikView
12 7 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
12 7 (1.32%) Hadoop
12 7 (1.32%) Oracle9i Database
13 5 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 49 (9.25%) HP UFT
2 41 (7.74%) Visual Studio
3 35 (6.60%) Selenium
4 21 (3.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (3.58%) Subversion
6 16 (3.02%) MSI
7 15 (2.83%) JIRA
8 14 (2.64%) TeamCity
9 12 (2.26%) Jenkins
9 12 (2.26%) Rational Functional Tester
10 10 (1.89%) Git (software)
10 10 (1.89%) JMeter
10 10 (1.89%) TestComplete
11 9 (1.70%) SpecFlow
12 8 (1.51%) Cucumber
12 8 (1.51%) Octopus Deploy
13 7 (1.32%) WinDbg
14 6 (1.13%) LoadRunner
15 5 (0.94%) WebDriver
16 4 (0.75%) WebLOAD
General
1 120 (22.64%) Finance
2 33 (6.23%) Retail
3 25 (4.72%) Advertising
4 19 (3.58%) Banking
5 18 (3.40%) Back Office
6 13 (2.45%) Publishing
7 12 (2.26%) Polish Language
8 10 (1.89%) Investment Banking
8 10 (1.89%) Legal
9 9 (1.70%) Financial Institution
9 9 (1.70%) Games
10 5 (0.94%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.94%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.75%) Front Office
12 3 (0.57%) German Language
12 3 (0.57%) Law
13 2 (0.38%) Marketing
13 2 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.19%) Electronics
14 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 124 (23.40%) Developer
2 93 (17.55%) Analyst
3 43 (8.11%) Support Analyst
4 42 (7.92%) Applications Support
4 42 (7.92%) Support Engineer
5 40 (7.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 34 (6.42%) C# Developer
7 33 (6.23%) .NET Developer
7 33 (6.23%) Administrator
8 29 (5.47%) Architect
9 27 (5.09%) C# .NET Developer
10 24 (4.53%) IT Support
10 24 (4.53%) Test Analyst
11 23 (4.34%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 22 (4.15%) IT Analyst
12 22 (4.15%) VMware Engineer
13 21 (3.96%) ASP.NET Developer
14 19 (3.58%) Software Developer
14 19 (3.58%) SQL Developer
15 18 (3.40%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (23.96%) .NET
2 94 (17.74%) HTML
3 77 (14.53%) Web Services
4 64 (12.08%) XML
5 63 (11.89%) ASP.NET
6 61 (11.51%) CSS
7 28 (5.28%) HTML5
8 23 (4.34%) AngularJS
8 23 (4.34%) jQuery
9 21 (3.96%) Classic ASP
10 16 (3.02%) Node.js
11 14 (2.64%) .NET Framework
11 14 (2.64%) Ajax
12 13 (2.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 13 (2.45%) SOAP
13 12 (2.26%) J2EE
13 12 (2.26%) LAMP
13 12 (2.26%) Oracle GoldenGate
13 12 (2.26%) XSL
14 11 (2.08%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 76 (14.34%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (8.30%) Management Information System
3 37 (6.98%) Computer Science
4 26 (4.91%) Replication
5 17 (3.21%) Clustering
6 15 (2.83%) Data Centre
6 15 (2.83%) EPoS
7 12 (2.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 12 (2.26%) Robotics
8 9 (1.70%) iPad
8 9 (1.70%) Online Gambling
8 9 (1.70%) User Experience
9 8 (1.51%) Blackberry
9 8 (1.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 7 (1.32%) Derivative
10 7 (1.32%) Fixed Income
11 6 (1.13%) NHS
12 4 (0.75%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.75%) Credit Derivative
12 4 (0.75%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 322 (60.75%) Windows
2 168 (31.70%) Windows Server
3 93 (17.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 86 (16.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 71 (13.40%) Linux
6 69 (13.02%) Windows 7
7 52 (9.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 39 (7.36%) Windows 10
9 34 (6.42%) Unix
10 21 (3.96%) Windows 8
11 19 (3.58%) Windows XP
12 9 (1.70%) Solaris
13 7 (1.32%) Windows 2000 Server
14 6 (1.13%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.94%) Android
16 4 (0.75%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.75%) VMS
16 4 (0.75%) Windows 2000
17 3 (0.57%) AIX
17 3 (0.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (28.11%) ITIL
2 98 (18.49%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (14.34%) SDLC
4 56 (10.57%) Change Management
5 48 (9.06%) Test Automation
6 47 (8.87%) Automated Testing
7 45 (8.49%) Problem Management
8 41 (7.74%) Configuration Management
9 40 (7.55%) Test Scripting
10 39 (7.36%) High Availability
11 37 (6.98%) ITIL V3
11 37 (6.98%) Migration
12 34 (6.42%) Project Management
13 33 (6.23%) Time Management
13 33 (6.23%) User Acceptance Testing
14 32 (6.04%) Root Cause Analysis
15 31 (5.85%) Workflow
16 30 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
16 30 (5.66%) Functional Testing
16 30 (5.66%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 248 (46.79%) PowerShell
2 232 (43.77%) SQL
3 174 (32.83%) VB
4 135 (25.47%) JavaScript
5 123 (23.21%) C#
6 61 (11.51%) Java
7 49 (9.25%) Perl
8 48 (9.06%) T-SQL
9 45 (8.49%) VB.NET
10 43 (8.11%) PHP
11 39 (7.36%) Python
12 35 (6.60%) Bash Shell
13 32 (6.04%) VBA
14 25 (4.72%) C++
15 17 (3.21%) VB6
16 12 (2.26%) PL/SQL
17 11 (2.08%) Ruby
17 11 (2.08%) VC++
18 7 (1.32%) C
18 7 (1.32%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 81 (15.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 70 (13.21%) Degree
3 45 (8.49%) MCSE
4 31 (5.85%) Security Cleared
5 29 (5.47%) Cisco Certification
6 28 (5.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 27 (5.09%) MCP
8 22 (4.15%) MCSA
9 18 (3.40%) CCNP
9 18 (3.40%) SC Cleared
10 14 (2.64%) ISTQB
11 13 (2.45%) CCNA
11 13 (2.45%) ISEB
12 11 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (1.89%) DV Cleared
13 10 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 9 (1.70%) PMI Certification
14 9 (1.70%) PMP
15 8 (1.51%) Citrix Certification
15 8 (1.51%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (13.21%) QA
2 34 (6.42%) SLA
3 23 (4.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (1.89%) HL7
5 7 (1.32%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.57%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.38%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.38%) SDET
System Software
1 194 (36.60%) Active Directory
2 122 (23.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (8.30%) Hyper-V
4 38 (7.17%) vSphere
5 24 (4.53%) VMware ESX
6 21 (3.96%) Microsoft App-V
6 21 (3.96%) XenApp
7 15 (2.83%) XenDesktop
8 14 (2.64%) ISA Server
9 12 (2.26%) vCloud
10 10 (1.89%) Forefront TMG
11 4 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (0.75%) Terminal Server
11 4 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (0.75%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (0.75%) XenServer
12 3 (0.57%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.38%) Docker
13 2 (0.38%) KVM
Systems Management
1 71 (13.40%) SCCM
2 20 (3.77%) Microsoft Clustering
3 18 (3.40%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (3.21%) WSUS
5 16 (3.02%) HP Quality Center
6 14 (2.64%) Puppet
7 12 (2.26%) Norton AntiVirus
8 10 (1.89%) SCOM
9 9 (1.70%) Backup Exec
9 9 (1.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 8 (1.51%) Microsoft Intune
10 8 (1.51%) Nagios
10 8 (1.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 7 (1.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 5 (0.94%) BladeLogic
12 5 (0.94%) SCOrch
13 3 (0.57%) Failover Clustering
13 3 (0.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 3 (0.57%) WMI
14 2 (0.38%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 303 (57.17%) Microsoft
2 136 (25.66%) VMware
3 80 (15.09%) Oracle
4 65 (12.26%) HP
5 51 (9.62%) Citrix
6 49 (9.25%) Cisco
7 28 (5.28%) Siebel
8 21 (3.96%) Dell
9 16 (3.02%) NetApp
10 15 (2.83%) Symantec
11 12 (2.26%) Blue Prism
12 11 (2.08%) Red Hat
13 10 (1.89%) Cognizant
13 10 (1.89%) IBM
14 9 (1.70%) EMC
15 8 (1.51%) New Relic
15 8 (1.51%) SonicWALL
16 7 (1.32%) CyberArk
17 6 (1.13%) 3PAR
17 6 (1.13%) F5
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Hinckley, Leicestershire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough
aap3
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dundee, Angus
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £42k
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£75,000 plus 10% bonus and benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Excellent Package Available
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £58,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions Ltd
Posted: 7 days ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £32,500 per annum Pension, Gym, Healthcare, Flexi-working
Posted: 6 days ago
Lewes
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough
aap3
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Lewes
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50,000 to £65,000 + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £31,424 to £37,500 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Activus
Salary: Unspecified Competitive plus Company Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
North London
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: 22 days ago